NOVA: Escape from Nazi Alcatraz
Catalogue Number: 041715
Producer: PBS Video
Subject: History, World History
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 60
Closed Captions: Yes
Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof. But at the end of World War II, a group of British officers dreamt up the ultimate escape plan: a two-man glider made out of bed sheets and floorboards. Now a crack team of engineers and carpenters rebuild the glider in the same attic using the same materials to find out if the legendary glider plan would have succeeded.
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